Match No. 280 - Monday, 8th June 1953, 8pm

  • Otto Decker, 59'
  • George Athineos, 66' (pen)
  • Otto Decker, 67'
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    • 1
    • Cecil MooreCecil Moore.
      Born 2nd Jan 1926, Belfast, N Ireland.
      Played also for Ireland in 1949.
    • 2
    • Roy MilneRobert Milne.
      Born 27th Apr 1921, Camelon, Scotland.
    • 3
    • Harry KeoughHarry Joseph Keough.
      Born 15th Nov 1927, St. Louis.
    • 4
    • Terry SpringthorpeTerry Springthorpe.
      Born 4th Dec 1923, Draycott, England.
    • 5
    • Rolf DeckerRolf Decker, Germany.
      Brother of Otto Decker
    • 6
    • Walter BahrWalter Alfred Bahr.
      Born 1st Apr 1927, Philadelphia.
    • 7
    • Tom SchultzTom Schultz.
    • 30'
    • 8
    • Bill ConnellyWilliam Connelly.
    • 9
    • George AthineosGeorge S. Athineos.
      Born 16th Dec 1923, Greece.
    • 10
    • Benny McLaughlinBernard McLaughlin, Jr..
      Born 10th Apr 1928, Philadelphia.
    • 11
    • Efrain ChacurianEfrain Chacurian.
      Born 22nd Feb 1924, Cordoba, Argentina.
    • Otto DeckerOtto Decker.
      Born 19th Sep 1930, Germany.
      Brother of Rolf Decker
    • 30'
    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 30th of 32 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 17 days
    • 3
    • Bill EckersleyBlackburn, 13th of 17 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 23 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 51st of 105 caps
      29 years, 4 months, 2 days
      (c)36th captaincy
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 47th of 76 caps
      31 years, 2 months, 3 days
    • 8
    • Ivor BroadisMan City, 8th of 14 caps
      30 years, 5 months, 21 day
    • 9
    • Nat LofthouseBolton, 16th of 33 caps
      27 years, 9 months, 12 days
    • 11
    • Jack FroggattPortsmouth, 13th of 13 caps
      30 years, 6 months, 21 day

Notes

  • Match PostponedThe match was due to be played on the afternoon of Sunday 7th June but torrential rain delayed kick-off until the following evening. It was played under floodlights. The first such England game to do so.
  • Match DetailsArranged to celebrate the Coronation of Elizabeth II.
  • Player MilestoneRedfearn Froggatt's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Froggatt's Last Cap

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • United States Sam Galin

Attendance

  • 7,271

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 4 ranking points to 1999 points England - 3rd
  • United States - 44th